Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

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Athletics at the
1988 Summer Olympics
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The Men's 5000 metres at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 57 competitors, with three qualifying heats (57) and two semifinals (30) before the final (15) took place on Saturday October 1, 1988.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  John Ngugi
Kenya (KEN)
Silver  Dieter Baumann
West Germany (FRG)
Bronze  Hansjörg Kunze
East Germany (GDR)

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics.

World Record 12:58.39 Morocco Saïd Aouita Rome (ITA) July 22, 1987
Olympic Record 13:05.59 Morocco Saïd Aouita Los Angeles (USA) August 11, 1984

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  John Ngugi (KEN) 13:11.70
Med 2.png  Dieter Baumann (FRG) 13:15.52
Med 3.png  Hansjörg Kunze (GDR) 13:15.73
4.  Domingos Castro (POR) 13:16.09
5.  Sydney Maree (USA) 13:23.69
6.  Jack Buckner (GBR) 13:23.85
7.  Stefano Mei (ITA) 13:26.17
8.  Evgeni Ignatov (BUL) 13:26.41
9.  John Doherty (IRL) 13:27.71
10.  Jonny Danielsson (SWE) 13:30.44
11.  Pascal Thiebaut (FRA) 13:31.99
12.  Yobes Ondieki (KEN) 13:52.01
13.  Gary Staines (GBR) 13:55.00
14.  Paul Arpin (FRA) 14:13.19
 José Regalo (POR) DNF

Non-Qualifiers[edit]

  • Eliminated in the semi-finals
RANK SEMIFINALS TIME
16.  Salvatore Antibo (ITA) 13:25.64
17.  Eamonn Martin (GBR) 13:26.26
18.  Cyril Laventure (FRA) 13:29.92
19.  Mauricio González (MEX) 13:32.52
20.  Doug Padilla (USA) 13:37.11
21.  Charles Cheruiyot (KEN) 13:38.44
22.  Abel Antón (ESP) 13:39.13
23.  Alejandro Gómez (ESP) 13:41.73
24.  Andrew Lloyd (AUS) 13:42.49
25.  Mikhail Dasko (URS) 13:43.65
26.  Paul Williams (CAN) 13:44.57
27.  Marcos Barreto (MEX) 13:53.93
28.  Eamon Coghlan (IRL) 14:02.16
29.  Vincent Rousseau (BEL) 14:03.74
30.  Terry Brahm (USA) 14:04.12

See also[edit]

References[edit]